Kristian Vigenin

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Kristian Vigenin
Кристиан Вигенин
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Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
29 May 2013 – 6 August 2014
Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski
Preceded by Nikolay Mladenov
Succeeded by Daniel Mitov
Personal details
Born (1975-06-12) 12 June 1975 (age 42)
Sofia, Bulgaria
Political party Socialist Party
Alma mater University of National and World Economy

Kristian Ivanov Vigenin (Bulgarian: Кристиан Иванов Вигенин; born 12 June 1975) is a Bulgarian politician, member of the Bulgarian Parliament, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria, and a former Member of the European Parliament.[1]

He became minister on May 29, 2013 in the cabinet of Plamen Oresharski, where he served until the new government took office on August 6, 2014. In the European Parliament, Mr. Vigenin was a member of the Coalition for Bulgaria, part of the Party of European Socialists, and became an MEP on 1 January 2007 with the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Sofia, Vigenin received his higher education at the University of National and World Economy (1993–1998). He is fluent in English, French, German, Russian and his native Bulgarian.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marin Raykov
63rd Minister of Foreign Affairs
29 May 2013 – 6 August 2014
Succeeded by
Daniel Mitov